armored vehicle

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n armored vehicle a vehicle that is protected by armor plate
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Usage

In literature:

On the other hand, we have a million and a half ground-troops, jet aircraft, armored ground-vehicles, and chemical weapons.
"Space Viking" by Henry Beam Piper
Why, aircraft, armored vehicles, yes, and nuclear weapons and rockets, would be in overnight use.
"Mercenary" by Dallas McCord Reynolds
The vehicle and the men were armored against radioactivity.
"Space Platform" by Murray Leinster
If Ibrahim's legionnaires staked out only three armored vehicles at each water hole, they could hold them.
"Border, Breed Nor Birth" by Dallas McCord Reynolds
He was encased in a one-man protective outfit that was half armored suit, half vehicle.
"The Dueling Machine" by Benjamin William Bova
Fired from the shoulder, it was deadly against lightly armored vehicles and structures.
"Project Cyclops" by Thomas Hoover
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In news:

LYNDHURST — Police arrested a Newark man earlier this month for allegedly stealing thousands of dollars from an armored vehicle he was driving for a Lyndhurst-based company.
Thanks to modern armor technology, nearly any vehicle can be turned into a rolling panic room—for a price.
The demand for armored vehicles has spurred the development of advanced armor technologies IAC's proprietary bullet-resistant material is a blend of synthetic fiber laminates called Armormax.
City, UC Leaders Say They Don't Want Armored Vehicle.
The cities of Berkeley and Albany and the University of California at Berkeley said Thursday that they will no longer seek a federal grant of more than $160,000 to buy an armored vehicle.
An armored vehicle was robbed outside a credit union on Rockville Pike on Wednesday morning, and authorities say they're looking for two suspects in the incident.
SWAT officers utilize the armored turret on top of the BearCat, a $286,000 vehicle obtained by West County SWAT, during a training session.
Edward Rojas, 20, was charged with theft in connection with the theft of body armor and a high-powered scope from a Bexar County Sheriff's Office vehicle.
A Stryker armored fighting vehicle fires a tow missile in this file photo suppled by the US Army.
Mexican President Felipe Calderon apologized to the United States on Tuesday for an attack last week in which two US government workers were wounded when Mexican federal police fired multiple rounds at their armored US Embassy vehicle.
Vancouver police arrested a man in the Carter Park neighborhood after bringing the regional SWAT team and an armored vehicle to a domestic disturbance involving weapons.
An Israeli soldier sleeps atop an armored medical vehicle as they form more.
Coburn adds snow- cone machines, armored-vehicle pumpkin festival protection to his hit list.
The world is a dangerous place—the stuff is always ready to hit a fan somewhere—so what better way to protect yourself than an armored vehicle.
Soldiers from A Troop, 1st Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 1st Armored Division, dismount from a Stryker vehicle during the Network Integration Evaluation 13.1 at Dona Ana Range.
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